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BEIRUT, Lebanon (CNN) -- A Lebanese army general was killed in an explosion in Beirut's Christian suburb of Baabda Wednesday, military intelligence sources told CNN. At least two others died in the attack.
Brig. Gen. Francois Al-Hajj was the head of operations for the Lebanese army and was believed to be a top candidate to replace Gen. Michel Suleiman as army commander should Suleiman be elected president.